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Saturday Share #54

This week's recommended reading includes thoughts on the Cornish tourism industry, body image, contraception and more. Cornwall relies on the tourism industry to keep itself going, yet I read an article earlier this week which said that tourism has actually become a problem. Too many people are heading to the same beaches, leading to overcrowding,… Continue reading Saturday Share #54

Cath Kidston Alice purse
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Friday Favourites #54

Man, it's been a busy week! I spent a couple of days away for work (like you didn't already know! I haven't half harped on about it), caught up with the family, spent a few days in the office and now Luke has the weekend off, so we have a long family weekend planned. Yay!… Continue reading Friday Favourites #54

12 hours in London - Lego shop
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12 hours in London

I mentioned yesterday that after my day in Brighton last week I headed into London for a couple of meetings. With one meeting in Southwark at 10am and another in Clapham Common at 1.30pm, plus a flight from Gatwick at 8.25pm, we had some time to explore. There wasn't much I wanted to tick off… Continue reading 12 hours in London

Exploring Brighton
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24 hours in Brighton: exploring

In case you missed it, I spent 24 hours in Brighton last week for a work conference. Most of my time was spent at said conference but I did get a chance to explore in the evening and grab a non-hotel breakfast in the morning. I reviewed the fab My Brighton Hotel on Monday and… Continue reading 24 hours in Brighton: exploring

Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon
Books, feminism

Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

If there's one thing that's got me through the last few years of working mum life, it's the power of female friendships - and I flippin' love seeing them celebrated. In a time where women are often portrayed as bitchy and jealous, it's great to see a supportive sisterhood, especially in a pretty yet powerful… Continue reading Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

My Brighton Hotel - review
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24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

Last week I went away for my first work conference - in Brighton! Brighton had been on my list of places to visit in the UK for a long time and I was pleased to have a reason to explore. Our CEO even suggested that we fly up, as travelling on the train from Cornwall… Continue reading 24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

Jubilee Pool, Penzance
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Friday Favourites #53

I'm writing this post on Wednesday night because, as you read this, I'll be working in London for the day, having just spent the day in Brighton at a conference. Go me! So, as you can imagine, I wanted to get in some quality time with Jenson before spending two days out of the county.… Continue reading Friday Favourites #53

Nevertheless, She Persisted (Elizabeth Warren) by Susan Wood and Sarah Green
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Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Is it just me or are books especially awesome these days? There are so many fantastic books for all ages about truly inspiring women. Young girls are growing up with positive female role models - and it's about time. The latest book to add to your collection is Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Written by… Continue reading Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

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Saturday Share #53

Are you ready for your weekly dose of recommended blog posts? Prepare for a whole load of awesome, including body confidence, book recommendations, feminism and Cornwall. Have you read about the Dove Self-Esteem Project? It looks flipping fabulous! I'm a feminist in the true sense of the word: equality for all genders. As the mother… Continue reading Saturday Share #53

Friday Favourites #52
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Friday Favourites #52

I feel incredibly fortunate that I've been able to have two particularly good weeks on the trot, with what seems to have become Jenson Fun Days on Thursdays while we're not swimming and an evening out. Lucky me! Mums' night out Last week I briefly mentioned that I'd gone out for some cocktails and food… Continue reading Friday Favourites #52